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Concluding Reflections

Dagmar Wujastyk

in Well-Mannered Medicine

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199856268
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199950560 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199856268.003.0009
Concluding Reflections

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In the concluding reflections, the research findings of the preceding chapters are summarized. The position of ayurvedic ethics within a broader South Asian context are discussed, arguing that pan-ayurvedic medical ethics are closely linked to brahmanic prescriptions, but are also influenced by Buddhist thought.

Keywords: medical ethics; medical etiquette; code of ethics; medicine; Ayurveda; Brahmanism; Hindu ethics; Buddhism; South Asia

Chapter.  3386 words. 

Subjects: Hinduism

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